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2011-2012 Academic Calendar

AUTUMN TERM 2011 (September 7 – December 22)

September
2011

 

1

 

Thursday. Last day to submit, to the Registrar’s Office, formal Master’s essay for the October 19 award of degree.  
 

 

2

 

Friday. Beginning of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for new students attending the Autumn Term.

 

 

5

 

Monday. Labor Day. University Holiday. 
 

 

6

 

Tuesday. New Student Experience Program (Orientation).     
 

 

6

 

Tuesday. In-person Registration for Autumn Term.Hours:10:00a.m. to 7:00p.m. Advisors available from 2p.m. to 7p.m.     

 

 

7

 

Wednesday. Classes begin. Autumn Term 2011.

 

 

 

7-8

 

Wednesday-Thursday. Registration and add/drop period.Hours:9:30a.m. to 6:00p.m.Wednesday and Thursday. Advisors available from 3:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. 


 15
  Thursday.  Last day to file notification in Office of     
  Doctoral Studies of intention to defend Ed. D. and Ph.D. 
  dissertation during the Autumn Term 2011.

 

 

20

 

Tuesday. Last day to add and drop courses for the Autumn 2011 term, file a Certificate of Equivalency, and enroll in or waive the Health Service Program and the Columbia Student Medical Insurance.    

 

 

21

 

Wednesday. Requests for late registration under exceptional circumstances on or after this date require Registrar’s Approval and payment of $100 late registration fee.      

 


 22
 Thursday.  Last day to file application for Doctoral
 Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) to be given
 October 28 or Novermber 4.

October
2011

 

4 Tuesday. Last day to change points in variable point courses.   

 14
 Friday.  Last day to complete the final deposit of Ed.D.
 dissertation with the Office of Doctoral Studies for the
 October 19 award of degree.


 14
 Friday.  Last day to complete the final deposit of Ph.D.
 dissertation with the Office of Doctoral Studies for the
 October 19 award of degree.

 

 

19

 

Wednesday. Award of October degrees and certificates. No ceremony.
 

 

19

 

Wednesday. Midterm date, Autumn Term 2011.

 28
 Friday.  Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.)
 for students majoring in an area of psychology, 9:00a.m. to 12 noon and 1:45p.m.to 4:45p.m.

November
2011

 

1

 

Tuesday. Last day to file or to renew an application, in the Registrar’s Office, for Master’s degrees and certificates to be awarded in February.(After this date, application may be filed only until November 15 upon payment of $25 late fee.)   


  4
 Friday.  Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.)
 for students not majoring in an area of psychology,
 9:00a.m.  to 12 noon and 1:45p.m. to 4:45p.m.

 

 

23

 

Wednesday. No classes.Offices open.     
 

 

24-27

 

Thursday-Sunday. Thanksgiving Holidays.     

 

December
2011

1

 

Thursday. Last day to submit, to the Registrar’s Office, formal Master’s essays for the February award of degree. 

 

 

5

 

Monday. Registration for the Spring Term for continuing students via web registration begins.   
 

 

22

 

Thursday. Last Day of Classes. Autumn Term 2011 ends.     
 

 

23

 

Friday. Termination of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for Autumn Term students not returning for Spring Term 2012.    

SPRING TERM 2012 (January 18 – May 8)

January
2012

 

15

 

Sunday. Beginning of occupancy in the Teachers College residence halls for the Spring Term.  

 

 

 

16

 

Monday. Martin Luther King Jr.Day Observed.University Holiday.     
 

 

17

 

Tuesday. New Student Experience (Orientation).    

 

 

 

17

 

Tuesday. In-person Registration for Spring Term 2012.Hours: 10:00a.m. to 7:00p.m. Advisors available from 2p.m. to 7p.m.      

 

 

 

18

 

Wednesday. Classes begin.Spring Term 2012.

 

 

 

18-19

 

Wednesday-Thursday. Late registration and add/drop period.Hours:9:30a.m. to 6p.m. Advisors available from 3:00p.m. to 5:00p.m.     


 19
 Thursday.  Last day to file application for Doctoral 
 Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) to be given
 February 17 or February 24.


 26
 Thursday.  Last day to file notification in Office of Doctoral
 Studies of intention to defend Ph.D. and Ed.D. dissertation
 during Spring Term 2012.

 

 

31

 

Tuesday. Last day to add and drop courses for Spring Term 2012, file a Certificate of Equivalency, and for new students to enroll in or waive the Health Service Program and the Columbia Student Medical Insurance.    

February
2012

 

1

 

Wednesday. Last day to file or to renew an application, in Registrar’s Office, for Master’s degrees and certificates to be awarded in May.(After this date, application may be filed only until February 15 upon payment of $25 late fee.)   

 


1

 

Wednesday. Requests for late registration under exceptional circumstances on or after this date require Registrar’s approval and payment of $100 late registration fee.     


3

Friday.  Last day to complete the final deposit of Ed.D. dissertation with the Office of Doctoral Studies for the February 8 award of degree.

 


3      

Friday.  Last day to complete the final deposit of Ph.D. dissertation with the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for the February 8 award of degree.

 

 

 

8

 

Wednesday. Award of February degrees and certificates. No ceremony.
 

 

14

 

Tuesday. Last day to change points in variable-point courses.      

17   

Friday.  Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for students majoring in an area of psychology, 9:00a.m. to 12 noon and 1:45p.m. to 4:45p.m.

 


24   

Friday.  Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for students not majoring in an area of psychology, 9:00a.m. to 12 noon and 1:45p.m. to 4:45p.m.

 

March
2012

 

1

 

Thursday .Last day to submit, to the Registrar’s Office formal Master’s essay for May award of degree.        
 

 

8

 

Thursday .Midterm date, Spring Term 2012.       
 

 

11-18

 

Sunday-Sunday Spring Holidays.

 

April
2012

 

23

 

Monday. Registration for the Summer and Autumn Term 2012 for continuing students via web registration begins.   

 23
 Monday.  Last day to hold the dissertation defense (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for May award of degree.


 27
 Friday.  Last day to deposit Ed.D. dissertation and abstract
 for May award of degree.

May
2012

 

8

 

Tuesday. Last Day of Classes.End of Spring Term. 2012.

 

 

9

 

Wednesday. Termination of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for Spring Term 2012 for students not remaining for Summer Session A.Extensions granted for graduating students participating in Commencement.    


  11
 Friday.  Last day to complete the final deposit of Ph.D.
 dissertation with the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
 for the may award of degree.

 

 

15

 

Tuesday. Teachers College Master’s degree Convocations.

 

 

 

16

 

Wednesday. University Commencement, Conferring of degrees, 10:30a.m. Teachers College Doctoral degrees Convocation, 2p.m.

 

 

18

 

Friday.  Termination of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for Spring 2012 for students not remaining for Summer Session, but who participated in Commencement.
        
SUMMER TERM 2012

SESSION A (MAY 17-JUNE 27)

April
2012
  23
Monday.  Registration for Summer Term 2012 and Autumn Term 2012 for continuing students via web registration begins.

May
2012
   9
Wednesday.  Termination of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for Spring Term students not remaining for the Summer Sessions.  Extensions, up until May 18, will be granted for students participation in Commencement.


  13
Sunday.  Beginning of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for Summer Session A.


  14
Monday.  In-person Registration for Session A courses (Session B courses may be included).  Hours:  10a.m. to 6p.m.  Registration for Summer 2012 begins for new students.


  14
Monday.  Opening day of Registration for the Autumn Term 2012 for new students via web.  Registration is a continuous process through the end of add/drop on September 18.  Students should contact their departments for program specific procedures and timelines.


  15
Tuesday.  Teachers College Master's Degrees Convocations.


  16
Wednesday.  Commencement.  Conferring of degrees, 10:30a.m. Teachers College Doctoral Convocation, 2:00p.m.


  17
Thursday.  Session A courses begin.


  17
Thursday.  Registration and changes in registration.  Hours:  12 noon to 6:00p.m.  Advisors and/or their representatives available from 3 to 5 p.m.


  17
Thursday.  Last day to file application for Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) to be given June 15, 2012.


  18
Friday.  No In-person Registration.


  21-22
Monday-Tuesday.  Registration and changes in registration for Session A (changes in Session B courses are also accepted.)  Hours:  12 noon to 6:00p.m. Advisors available from 3 to 5 p.m.


  23
Wednesday.  Last day to add or drop Session A courses.


  28
Monday.  Memorial Day Observed.  University Holiday.

 June
 2012
    6
Wednesday.  Last day to add/drop points in variable-point courses for Summer Session A.


  15
Friday.  Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.), 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.


  27
Wednesday.  End of Summer Session A courses.



SESSION B (JULY 2 - AUGUST 10)
 

June
2012
  27
Wednesday.  Beginning of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for Summer Session B.


  28
Thursday.  In-person Registration for Session B courses.  Hours:  12 noon to 6 p.m.


  28
Thursday.  Termination of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for students not remaining for Summer Session B.

July
2012
   2
Monday.  Session B course begin.

  2 - 3
Monday -  Tuesday.  Registration and changes in registration for Session B courses.  Hours:  12 noon - 6:00 p.m.  Advisors available from 3 to 5 p.m.


   4
Wednesday.  Independence Day.  University Holiday.


   5
Thursday.  Last day to add or drop Session B. courses.


  16
Monday.  Last day to add/drop points in variable-point courses for Summer Session B.

August
2012
   1
Wednesday.  Last day to file or to renew an application, in the Registrar's Office, for master's degrees and certificates to be awarded in October.  (After this date, application may be filed only until August 15 upon payment of a $15 late fee.)


  10
Friday.  End of Summer Session B courses.


  11
Saturday.  Termination of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for students not remaining for the Autumn Term 2012.